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Holistic Health

6 Ways to have stress-free holidays this season

The holiday season is upon us, bringing joy, merriment — and often, a fair amount of stress. Independi...

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Holistic Health

Using sound therapy to center yourself and find balance

Is there a particular sound you like to have on in the background? Maybe it's a recording of crashing waves...

Woman writing in a journal using the bullet journal method to stay organized
Holistic Health

Is your kitchen counter covered with reminders scribbled on the back of envelopes and receipts? Chances are you've had at least one super organized friend telling you how life-changing it...

May, 20 2020
Girl with upset stomach caused by inflammatory foods
Holistic Health

Everything you eat — whether it's a fresh salad or a midnight pint of ice cream — causes a reaction within your body. Some of these reactions are...

May, 20 2020
Woman scrolling through her phone during her commute.
Holistic Health

What was the first thing you did this morning? You probably checked your phone, right?

No, that wasn't a lucky guess — we start checking our phones from the ...

May, 20 2020
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Skin Science, Holistic Health

You might still associate drinking tea as a favorite pastime of British monarchs, a habit pregnant women typically take up or the only free thing you get to do at...

May, 20 2020
Woman drinking water outside
Holistic Health

It's not exactly breaking news that staying hydrated is good for you. But ... why, exactly? What are the actual benefits of drinking water, how does hydration work in the...

March, 06 2020
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Holistic Health

Between a phone that won't stop buzzing with notifications, a work inbox that constantly demands attention and the other interruptions we're faced with on an average day, it's easy to...

March, 05 2020
Woman hiking in the woods.
Holistic Health

For many people, social media is a huge part of every day. We reach for our phones when we wake up, scroll through posts during our commutes and check in...

March, 04 2020
Woman meditating in lotus position.
Holistic Health

For such a simple practice, meditation can be super intimidating. How on earth are you supposed to wrangle your thoughts into submission if they're whizzing by at 100 mph?

Estam...

March, 02 2020
How human bonding works
Holistic Health

Life is best when you have the right people to explore it with. Research shows that putting work into maintaining close friendships and healthy bonds with family members can make...

February, 14 2020
Jug of apple cider vinegar with red apple slices on a wooden table
Holistic Health

Has all the online buzz about apple cider vinegar caught your attention? Many people swear by this unassuming product, but you may be wondering if it's really worth the hype....

February, 10 2020
Woman breathing while meditating
Holistic Health

If you've ever been in tizzy over something (and honestly, who hasn't?), chances are at least one person reminded you to stop and take a deep breath. This simple action...

February, 07 2020
Woman meditating at home
Holistic Health

Mantras have a reputation for being a little hokey — you couldn't be blamed for picturing someone repeating "I am strong and smart and capable" to themselves in front of...

February, 03 2020
Himalayan Salt
Holistic Health

Himalayan salt benefits are having a moment. Wondering if all the fuss is warranted? Let's take a closer look at what using salt for skin (and beyond) actually does for...

January, 31 2020
Healthy woman drinking orange juice in a kitchen
Holistic Health

You've probably heard of antioxidants before. You may even know that they're found in certain foods (and skincare products) and that it's important to get enough of them — but...

January, 29 2020
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Holistic Health

You might think anxiety and boredom are totally unrelated feelings, but they share more than a few connections! Learning how to be more patient can help you deal with both...

January, 24 2020
Feeling tired all the time? It may be fatigue
Holistic Health

It's normal to feel tired from time to time, especially if you're busy working a job, managing a household or caring for your family. But feeling tired all the time...

January, 22 2020
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Holistic Health

Uncomfortable as it can be, dealing with insecurity is pretty much just part of being a human.

Those pesky, nagging thoughts that target your vulnerabilities can hold you back at...

January, 17 2020
A smiling young woman embraces hygge sitting relaxed on a couch.
Holistic Health

Social media brings a lot of unique trends into people's lives, but hygge has to be one of the most popular. This Danish word, pronounced "hue-gah," is often explained as...

January, 13 2020
Woman enjoying her solitude and confidence on a beach.
Holistic Health

Over the years, your many experiences have probably taught you that if there's one constant in life, it's that everything changes. From your career to your apartment to your health,...

January, 10 2020
A young woman stretches in bed and shakes off morning anxiety
Holistic Health

There are some mornings where you wake up before your alarm even goes off and immediately feel ready to take on the day. And then there are occasionally those other...

January, 08 2020
A red-pink smoothie topped with berries sits in a glass mason jar mug.
Holistic Health

You're probably well aware that a tasty, nutritious smoothie is a great way to jump-start your morning and refuel your body after an intense workout. But did you know that...

January, 06 2020
A woman smiles as she jogs.
Holistic Health

Whether you're looking to exercise more, keep up with your book club's monthly picks (for once) or nab that much-deserved promotion at work, setting attainable goals is a key part...

January, 01 2020
Happy woman talking to a friend.
Holistic Health

Everyone — across every geographic border, economic level and background — has had to deal with a challenge at some point in their lives. While different people will encounter different...

December, 30 2019
Two women at a cafe table drinking from mugs laugh together.
Holistic Health

If you've been dealing with pressure to fit in and wondering how to be your most authentic self at the same time, know that you're not alone. Researchers and mindfulness...

December, 27 2019
A woman applies an essential oil to her skin.
Holistic Health

You probably know essential oils either as the reason your friend's apartment smells so dang good all the time or the reason your acquaintances from high school have started messaging...

December, 27 2019
Fall vegetables
Holistic Health

Summer has reached its end. As you say goodbye to barbecues and hello to bonfires, your shopping list is bound to change — making this the perfect time to swap...

November, 20 2019
Woman massaging foot with a tennis ball.
Holistic Health

Ever experience a tightness in your neck and wish you had someone around to help you release the tension? Masseuses sometimes charge big bucks, but you don't have to pay...

October, 28 2019
working mom at a desk while her daughter hugs her
Holistic Health

People often say being a parent is a full-time job. Raising and caring for a child is definitely a lot to handle, and on top of all those responsibilities, working...

October, 23 2019
A woman smiles at a laptop.
Holistic Health

On any given day, most of us have many parts to play — friend, partner, sister, mother, leader, employee. The list goes on and on.

With a packed schedule of...

October, 21 2019
Young woman with her eyes closed, breathing deeply at her desk.
Holistic Health, How To

Let's talk about stress. We all experience it now and then — usually at the worst times possible!

Stress can be the result of growing pressure at work, your relationships...

August, 13 2019
A smiling woman stands in the sunlight reaping the benefits of the sun.
Skin Science, Holistic Health

Summertime is finally here, which means the sun is out in full force these days. While it might be tempting to hide your skin from the intense rays, sunshine isn't...

August, 06 2019
A display of foods sit on a black background.
Skin Science, Holistic Health

You've probably heard the saying "you are what you eat" before, right? That bit of golden advice is never more true than when considering skin health! Incorporating the best foods...

July, 23 2019
Woman writing down tasks on a self-care checklist
Holistic Health

There are lots of ways we take care of our bodies on a daily basis — exercising, brushing our teeth, washing our hands, eating nutritious foods. But is self-care part...

July, 11 2019
Woman relaxing enjoying the warmth of the sun
Holistic Health

Let's face it: A lot of us have packed schedules and mile-long to-do lists, forcing us to rush through our days. When you're operating at this whirlwind pace, it's easy...

June, 12 2019
Woman drinking tea with lemon and ginger.
Holistic Health

Ready to spice up your daily routine and boost your health? Before you raid the medicine aisle at your local drugstore, loot the spice rack in your kitchen! You're likely...

May, 29 2019
Oat banana
Skin Science, Holistic Health

"Beauty is only skin deep" is a nice sentiment, but when it comes to getting glowing, supple skin, beauty actually goes much deeper — and a lot of it comes...

May, 14 2019
Happy business women having coffee
Holistic Health

If you've ever attempted to overhaul everything in your life all at once (and failed miserably) you likely understand that making small, simple changes can yield much better results.

Pru...

May, 14 2019
Young woman feeling stressed
Holistic Health

You've probably noticed that when you're super stressed your body and mind just don't feel quite right. Whether you're trying to get some much-needed rest, finish up...

May, 14 2019
A young woman writes a journal entry on her bed.
Holistic Health

Most of us want to be healthier, more mindful and better human beings in general. But wanting to change is easy — figuring out how to work toward self-development can...

May, 13 2019
Yoga at beach
Holistic Health

It's no secret that yoga is healthy. After all, the practice has been revered for thousands of years because of its many benefits! It's one of the best ways to...

May, 13 2019
Friends laughing together
Holistic Health

Gratitude is a powerful emotion. Chances are you're grateful for all you have, but do you take the time to express your thankfulness on a regular basis?

If you're looking...

May, 13 2019